24 July 2013
"Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly."
Awhile back we were politely asked to remove an article. It was not a pernicious type of request. Although it made no sense at the time, we agreed with the reasons and pulled the article.
Recently there was a bit of clarity on the matter.
Cyclist pleads guilty to first U.S. felony vehicular manslaughter by bike
Chicago Tribune, 23 July 2013
In U.S. First, Cyclist Pleads Guilty to Felony Vehicular Manslaughter
Slatest, 24 July 2013
Chris Bucchere, Bicyclist Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter Death Of Hutchi Sui In California
Huffington Post Crime, 23 July 2013
"Under the unusual plea deal last week, Chris Bucchere, 37, would not serve any jail time and instead would be sentenced to three years of probation and sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service in the death of Sutchi Hui"
Chris Bucchere getting a slap on the wrist was surprising, but what happens next is not a surprise.
There was a California car driver hits bicyclist trial, and in 2012 Robert Schiro was sentenced to three years. The bicyclist, Ashley Nelson, barely survived the 2009 collision and "was awarded $3 million in a legal settlement".
"The Endorsement Guides also state that if there is a connection between the endorser and the marketer of a product that would affect how people evaluate the endorsement, it should be disclosed."
The FTC's Endorsement Guides: Being Up-Front With Consumers
Anyone who's been around eBay INC long enough has seen the kind of post typified by one "birdieman".
"As both an avid buyer and seller on eBay, the whining that goes on because"
birdieman, 24 July 2013
The same droll cookie cutter comment about eBay INC sellers. Apparently given once too often.
Does eBay know that you are using their IP to post on our blog? I suspect they wouldn't be too happy with an employee posting incognito on EcommerceBytes. Just looking out for you and all...
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State of California Unemployment Insurance can be filed at:
Years ago we had an "oh boy" moment when 'racy' ads appeared on the site. Apparently we are not the only place receiving the gift of ads unrelated to a site. PowerSellersUnite recently received an interesting batch of Google ads.
We find this annoying. Their racy ads are much better looking than our racy ads.
"Would you believe ..."